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? his budget. david cameron's bench urges him to stand up to europe. >> i support absolutely. >> the ugly specter of child abuse hits the deadlines with some dramatic consequences. lord justin levisohn delivers his plan on press standards. >> we should be wary of any legislation that has the potential to infringe free speech and a free press. >> the queen sits in on a cabinet meeting at number 10. but let's begin with the subject which has dominated politics and our pockets for many months, the state of our economy. at the start of december the chancellor came to deliver his autumn statement or mini budget. it set out the latest figures for the growth, tax and benefits. among the headlines the scrapping of a planned rise in fuel tax. a 1% rise in working benefits an increase at the threshold in which people begin to pay tax. he would have to extend austerity measures until 2015. >> the deficit is coming down, coming down this year and every year of this parliament. yes, the deficit is far too high for comfort. we cannot relax our efforts to make our economy safe. but britain
. >> absolutely. thank you. now, david cameron has only briefly given up his seat in a cabinet meeting to make room for a more senior visitor, queen elizabeth herself. this is the first time the monarchs has been in cabinet during peacetime for more than 200 years. >> from first light this morning, downing street was getting ready for a very special guest. cabinet ministers peaked in for their weekly meeting and it was a humbling thought. he is her 12th prime minister. her first was winston churchill. david cameron brief term majesty on the historic facts and opinions seemed divided on who the last monarch was to attend the cabinet. >> during the war for independence. >> then it was down to business. among the things discussed, new changes to the royal exception rule, allowing the a girl to become head of state, even a sheet has a younger brother. as head of state, the queen must remain neutral in politics. her visit may have been shocked. they have seen politicians come and go for 60 years. >> for some towns in the u.k., christmas is turning into a season of taking rather than giving. several
in the 19th century and served in her great great-grandmother's army to david cameron who was born after her youngest child prince edward. she has opinions which she will express and private, but extremely careful to not make political statements in public. i was told about one that was amusing that robert title one of the american ambassador's during george of the bush came for the presentation of his credentials and then there was the congestion tax that was a political hot potato and being imposed to keep them from driving into london the american embassy maintained there were not liable to pay because they said it was a charge but they call it the tax. robert tuttle arrived for his credentials they went through the formalities then the informal discussion and she said, and stand you think the congestion charge is the tax? she said it is and she said of course, it is. the diplomatic corps turned white at the prospect but that is very unusual. with her relationship with american presidents, she bonded with them on a personal basis but nothing to do with politics. >>host: with several insta
with british prime minister david cameron. then a discussion on the so- called fiscal cleft. -- fiscal cliff. >> this week on "q&a," a 90- minute discussion with paul reid, co-author of "the last lion: winston spencer churchill, defender of the realm, 1940- 1965." >> paul reid, co-author of "the last lion," the third of a trilogy. if you could have dinner with winston churchill and ask him a serious question, what would it be? >> well, he did not like strangers. he did not like the press. i would ask him about his religious beliefs, or lack thereof. i found that fascinating. he was a victorian man. he made himself into a classical man. he had -- he lived his life in accordance with a precursor to the christian ethic that you find in plato and greek philosophers. this godless ethic. i found that fascinating. i would enjoy talking with him about that. and then -- let's see. the second front. i would like to have a final word, because we americans have set him up with -- at one point, almost cowardly in his aversion to the second front. >> what does that mean "second front?" >> the push from ge
they probably had intended. kate is less than 12 weeks pregnant. prime minister david cameron got tipped off earlier today. >> i got a note in a meeting, and found it difficult to keep it to myself. >> reporter: three decades since the media and masses were in a frenzy about princess diana's pregnancy with william. >> diana very charmingly told everyone and she said i've got the most dreadful morning sickness. diana suffered from it too and totally, totally miserable at the beginning of her pregnancy. >> reporter: this media will create a media storm, tonight already clamoring outside the hospital. >> and when it came to royal parenting, diana, they laughed together and tight bond that charles wasn't fortunate to have with his mother when he was a child, she was busy being queen, it was a different world and time. i think we'll see a lot more of the diana-style parenting from kate than the old-fashioned way charles had. >> reporter: they spent much of the last year celebrating the queen's diamond jubilee as her ambassadors abroad in the 60th year of her reign. >> she was married a year, done
. british prime minister david cameron was notably absent. >> we're joined here in the studio by a political scientist from the european council on foreign relations. i would like to ask you to map out for us the reasons why the you got this very prestigious prize -- the eu is very prestigious prize. >> it is the only institution that managed the transition from several non-democracies to democracy. it is the first revolution in history without blood. i think that is largely worth the nobel prize, not counting the decades before or after 1949. >> some say this award is not justified. what do you say to this criticism? >> i think if we're in a crisis in your opinion now -- the european union now, it should not avoid looking at the merits of the past. look back. obama -- many people were saying he did not deserve the nobel peace prize, but he deserved it because it was a statement that now the u.s. is shifting back from the bush administration to obama. i think the same is true for the european union. >> your assessment has been pretty upbeat so far. i want to put this to you. at the top of th
minister for david cameron. he had this to say when the allegations emerged in july. >> there were failures of the implementation, they expressed regret for that. it is a company i am proud to have worked for. >> they are not the only british bank to run these. the accusations of sanctions violations. other leading european banks have also in recent years reached settlements after money laundering allegations. >> there have been three arrests in the investigation of the key industry rate. that is a reminder of the troubled past trying to wipe the slate clean. >> a brief time ago, i discussed the case in new york. are they turning a blind eye to this alleged money-laundering? >> i think what happened is that the company was involved in sinbad housekeeping. they were very neglectful to the point that systematically, for several years, they failed to keep a close eye on who they were doing business with. in particular, in the case of money coming in mexico into the united states, they did not really ask any questions about why why there would be so many transfers and cash. the flow of money ke
on the british economy, prime minister david cameron announced that unemployment was down to 7.8%. that is the biggest quarterly fall in unemployment since 2001. the opposition leader welcomed the new figures but pressed the prime minister on his tax increases on middle income workers. the prime minister also answered questions on the immigration policy of the uk. this just over a half an hour. >> questions to the prime minister. >> this morning, i had meetings with ministerial colleagues. i will have further such meetings later today. >> mr. speaker, can my friend and confirm that the fall in unemployment figures is the largest since records began? will he meet with me to discuss how employment opportunities, including youth employment, can be promoted? >> i would be delighted to meet with my honorable friend to discuss the situation. he is absent -- he is absolutely right. the largest quarterly fall in a youth unemployment on record, 72,000 fewer people unemployed this quarter. obviously, there is no room for complacency. there are far too many people that are long-term unemp
from afghanistan next year. britain's prime minister david cameron said at the remaining 5000 will leave by 2014. >> because of the success of our forces and the afghan national security forces and the fact we are moving from mentoring at a battalion level to mentoring at a brigade level by the end of 2013, we will see troops come home and relatively even steps in 2013, 2014, leaving it a little over 5000 troops at the end of 2013, compared with 9000 out. >>> swiss bank ubs has been ordered to pay fines totaling $1.5 billion. they said they were fixing the leak or rape -- it or fixing the libor rate. >> this was pervasive manipulation of global benchmark rates by dozens of staff across three continents. the heavy fine reflects the regulators' concern. now u.s. prosecutors have criminally charged two former ubs traders in the libor investigation, accused of conspiracy, wire fraud, and antitrust violations. >> they defrauded the company's counterparties of millions of dollars and it did so primarily to increase profits and to secure bigger bonuses for themselves. >> libor is use
at this state dinner for david cameron, and i said, when you guys get time to watch tv? you are supposed to be running the free world. he said michelle takes the kids out to play tennis. i do a little work at home, and sometimes i do not do so much work and i switch on the tv and watch homeland. he does not watch it with the girls. tavis: presidents need entertainment, too. >> saturday afternoon. tavis: was that your first state dinner? >> it may be my last. tavis: what did you think about the way we do state dinners? >> it was unbelievable. my wife and i looked at our table card, cable 20, and we said, that is ok. the revolving door will hit us repeatedly, but we sat down, and it was like a social occasion. it was very informal. once you were sat down, the tables were very mixed. i had warren buffett on my left , and the president told an interesting story about giving one of his ties because the tie torn. bit wor he gave one and said, when you have dinner with the president of the united states, you need to have a proper tie on. it was very anecdotal and clearly nothing of any national
home half of the country us troops serving in afghanistan by the end of next year. david cameron made the comments after speaking to troops in -- he said the mission has been a success. >> we can to afghanistan to help this country stop being a haven of terror, but we always wanted the country to be able to police itself with its own army and police force, successfully treating them up so that we are able to bring our troops back home. i am delighted the 9000 troops that we have here will be coming home, almost half of them at the end of 2013, and almost the rest of them by the end of 2014. that is good progress. >> pictures now from alexandria, crowds gathering in egypt's second city in support of the new draft constitution. the bill backed by president mohamed morsi and the -- the referendum passed by a narrow margin, while opponents say the draft constitution does not protect the rights of women and minorities. >> i would have respected the results of the referendum if i felt there were no violations in the process and no fraud. >> no one is looking for what is the best for egypt.
for british prime minister david cameron. earlier this year at the state department. and there were all these stars here. but who everybody was zeroing in on was hugh bonneville. chris: i forgot about them. >> a picture with them. it's so good. and nice -- the nicest guy. >> and he invited -- chris: i'm going with michelle dockery. closest thing to joan fontaine in about 50 years. she's beautiful. >> there's a name from out of the past. >> i think it's the clintons. i don't think anybody's close. she's going to stop being secretary of state next week or have a new one. and she'll go on for a little while longer and run for president and he's raised $3 billion in four days in september. and -- chris: quick, is she running? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> absolutely. >> and she gets elected. chris: thanks to a great roundtable. mike duffy, katty kay, helene cooper and sam donaldson. that's the show. and that's a wrap for another year. our best wishes for 2013. see you back here next week. waiter: here's your check. oh! you--you got it. you know, since i got rid of my car, i really enjoy walking. ok.
from either the newspaper size or the government. let's take a listen to david cameron. >> the issue of principle is for the first time we would right elements of press regulation into the law of the land. we should be weary of any legislation that has to potential to infringe free speech and free press. >> now they love david cameron because he's taking a stand against tighter regulation. >> not all of them do. some of the serious press are fairly supportive of the findings and they say even the backed regulation is pretty reasonable. it allows victims to get a redress without having to go to a liable lawyer. >> what's your take? do you think stricter regulation is needed? >> i think you have to worry about infringement on freedom ch when you get any regulation. that makes me feel uncomfortable. i think this legislation looks at the old guard. it's very restricted to the press. i'm not sure how effective it will be as we go forward in the internet world. maybe it's false of the past and we're hopefully going to see a very different future maybe without the intervention of government
period followed by british prime minister, david cameron. and later, a look at highly skilled immigrants and their impact on the economy. >> this week, crystal wright, editor and publisher of the internet blog site, conservativeblackchick.com. >> crystal wright, why did you "conservativeg black chick." >> not a big story behind that. i felt it illustrated who i was. it is literal and fund. i was at a reunion for my all modern. a good friend of mine said i should just do my own blog. >> when did you start? >> 2009. i started blogging in 2009. i was very frustrated by barack obama's election. he ran as a moderate democrat. to pull people in the red state of virginia turn blue, i said, this is interesting. in january, he began to make his appointments and i began to see the same faces of the clinton administration. i became increasingly frustrated. obamacare is what hit me over the edge. i said, why is this president not focusing on job creation? people do not want universal health care right now. >> when did you become a conservative? >> i do not really know if it was a light bu
not to allow women bishops. and there's in problem over david cameron to aplow the propo sal. there's no electric mandate for these politics. after the owned of, he finally produce his report on media ethics. his inquiry was set up gld cakes of the hacking scandal. in his report he said parts of the media were wrengless and had weeked -- following that news conference david cameron came to the commons to end piece. >> i have proposals who have independent self-regulation organized by the media. he details the key requirement that an independent regular body should meet. a standards code. an arbitration service and a speaky complaint. usually it must have the pow fwore deband up front and impose up to a 1 lourks fine. >> i looks wlike it was -- that word "crucially" provide and i with quit independence process. this wood would reassure the basic requirements and the reeffective meets woffer meet. now i have misgivings in this reck next addition. the issue of principle is that for the first final of writing elements of press regulation into the law of the land. we should be wary of an
allowing women bishops. and there's in problem over david cameron to apply the proposal. there's no electric mandate for these politics. after the owned of, he finally produce his report on media ethics. his inquiry was set up over the hacking scandal. in his report he said parts of the media were reckless. following that news conference david cameron came to the commons to end piece. >> i have proposals who have independent self-regulation organized by the media. he details the key requirement that an independent regular body should meet. a standards code, an arbitration service and a complaint. this would reassure the basic requirements. now i have misgivings in this recognition. the issue of principle is that for the first final of writing elements of press regulation into the law of the land. we should be wary of any free speech and a free press. >> let us be clear about the system. he proposes what i call general. but he also gave the responsibility for establishing that mr. mayor to the press. as now that's why statue is important because he provides a new guarantee. he r
as a party leader they prefer the prime minister to be. they prefer david cameron over the labour leader. so i think we've got strength there and i don't think we can be complacent. we have to go out and try hard for it. i think in the end my opponent-- this is is going to -- my opponents say we're sorry, we've spent and borrowed too much, we won't do it again. if they say tse things they're in better shape tan ty are today to win the election. >> rose: do you think about being prime minister? >> no. >> rose: how can you not? you're a young man, you've run a successful campaign. you're the chancellor of the exchequer. you sat in parliament. wouldn't you someday say "i could be prime minister"? >> you know, i don't think that. what i think is here is -- i've got to get this job right, i've got to give this job my all. this job ismpoantnoug a i'm just 110% focused on it. and my p.m. is a good friend of mine. i ran his campaign to be the prime minister he's very much the person i would want doing the job and i think he's doing extraordinary -- >> rose: this is not a gordon brown thing, is it? >
prime minister david cameron, followed by a look at improving government services with the e-government act. then a look at multi-employer pension plans. >> there are about a dozen buildings around the world that are the most important places on the internet. they are the places where more networks of the internet connect to each other than anywhere else. they are mostly in places you'd expect. york, london, frankfurt, tokyo -- with a couple of interesting outliers. places like ashburn, virginia. dulles airport. if you ask network engineers, what are the capitals of the internet? they would say new york, los angeles, ashburn. not as if it were a tiny suburb. those are the places that are by far the hotspots for the global internet. >>"tubes" author looks for the internet in the real world. that is monday at 8:00 p.m. on c-span2. >> the system was top secret. it seems that the only people who knew for of its existence, my father, the secretary, and the secret service agent who installed it. that is, until president nixon made it famous and infamous. other presidential recordi
economy. prime minister david cameron took questions on proposed cuts that he says will help the deficit on the u.k. he also answers questions on afghanistan, securing the border, and youth unemployment. this is just over 30 minutes. >> number one, mr. speaker. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i'm sure the whole house will wish to join me in graduating the duke and duchess of cam brage on the wonderful knew they are expecting their first child. turning to my friend's question on afghanistan. the threat to global security from al qaeda has been significantly reduced and this is in large part of the brave work of u.k. and afghan armed forces. we remain committed to afghanistan for the long-term and we continue to support the development of afghan forces through continued funds and training. our crrt that aid to help the state to police its own lands. it is this part that al qaeda won't will able to re-establish itself in afghanistan. >> the taliban is being told when most of our troops are leaving and they need to be told when sanctions to expect if they help al qaeda to return. what would those
is in session prime minister david cameron takes questions from members of the house of congress. prior to question time the house is wrapping up other business. this is live coverage on c-span2. >> how our aid money is being spent. we also had to take decisions and i think we will see -- [inaudible] >> questions to the prime minister. >> thank you, mr. speaker. number one, sir. >> thank you, mr. speaker. this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in this house i shall have further such meetings later today. >> mr. speaker, and my transport confirm the fallen youth unemployment figures is the largest since records began? >> and will he meet with me to discuss how employment opportunities, including youth employment, can be promoted still further? >> i'd be delighted to meet with my honorable friend to discuss the economic situation of business situation, but he's right, this morning's figures show the largest fall in youth unemployment on record. 72000 fewer people unemployed this quarter. the figures, there's no room for complacency
attended a meeting of the british cabinet. prime minister david cameron extended the invitation. his spokesman said the queen attended as an observer, listening to the discussion for about half an hour. cabinet members gave her a set of placemats for her diamond jubilee marking 60 years as monarch. they tributed their own money to buy the gift. some british critics argue the invitation was inappropriate. they say her attendance at a cabinet meeting could blur the distinction between the government and the monarch, who's supposed to have no political power. >>> a japanese man is being recognized as the world's dest person. juro kimura is 115. he's seen three centuries and lived through four emperors and 61 prime ministers. the people at guinness world records officially recognized kimura as the world's oldest living person. he succeeded the title from a woman who died monday in the u.s. she was born 15 days before kimura in 1897. kimura lives in kyoto in western japan. he worked at a post office until he was 65, and he farmed until he was . kimura will break the all-time record for ma
. every wednesday while parliament is in session prime minister david cameron takes questions from members of the house of congress. prior to questions on the house is wrapping up other business. this is live coverage on c-span2. >> they deserve all our support and thanks for what this government gives. >> abolishing the committee on house substance and establishing -- [inaudible] would that minister said that was a sensible use of taxpayers money and time? >> i have no idea of the particular incident the honorable gentleman to talk about but i will look into it and give him an answer. >> order. questions for the prime minister. >> number one, mr. speaker,. >> thank you, mr. speaker. before listing my engagements i am sure the whole house will wish to enjoy -- join me in sending our best wishes for christmas to brave forces in afghanistan. to the families will be missing them and the servicemen and women around the world you are always in our thoughts. we owe you a deep debt of gratitude and we send our heartfelt thanks at christmastime. this morning i have meetings with colleagues and oth
make of this? >> put it this contact, for the moment, britain. david cameron came into power. neil: they are sweating a lot. >> they instigated deficit reduction it has been tough times, britain with a double dip recession this year, so, it is all about shared sacrifice, everyone from the queen, doing their bit. neil: does the queen sacrifice? >> she seen as not taking -- but all about everybody on the budget. then you have starbucks that found out, you can't move the starbucks in britain, taking away a lot of traditional british tea shops have you starbucks. it has moved in over a third of coffee shops are starbucks. past 14 years starbucks paid lesser than 1% in corporate tax rates. neil: in britain. is it legal? >> it is legal, but the loopholes have to close, to be fair to starbucks, they realized this is p, suicide, they said we do need to pay more, it will be interesting whether google and amazon will follow. neil: i am not a fan of any company that is charges $7 for a cup of coffee. it has to be made out of gold. then you could not drink it i am wondering. it seems to me, th
wright. there is another chance to see david cameron take questions from the house of commons. >> i don't mean just the channel but the able to find surprises. every month or every year i get some show that people are talking about that i don't think you can have imagined choosing. you could not convince me to choose honey boo boo. or a certain food channel networks. i don't think if i had to predetermine that was my preference i would have ever picked them. but the ability to stumble on them, to hear people talk about them and let me go into an environment and suddenly find i like honey boo boo and i'm watching its. i think that is a huge part of the experience and i think it is sold short. i still think a lot of americans love the enjoyment of escapism and being able to roam around the tv jungle finding things they did not know were there. >> michael powell on the future of television. on c-span2. now a forum on highly skilled immigrants on the u.s. economy. a panel talks about how immigration laws affects mat scuents. we'll hear from mark warner. hosted by the university of virgi
british prime minister david cameron agreed to a deal allowing scotts to vote in 2014 as to whether they want to secede. then there's the strange case of belgium. the people speech dutch in the northern region. in the southern region they speech french. the people elected a set of local leaders who want to break away from belgium. why are break away parties gaining so much momentum? it's the economy at heart. according to leading daily only 57% of national taxes paid by catalon is returned. the rest is filtered to spain's poorer regions. scots also have an eye on england, even though they're poorer than england. they believe breaking away now would rid them of london's austerity plans, plus they could drill for oil in the sea. they are careful to calculate the costs and benefits. last year scots were polled on how they view independence. if independence made them worse off the results flipped. 500 pounds the only about 800 u.s. dollars. if independence made them worse off by the same amount, results flipped, 66% against independence, 21% for it. remember, 500 pounds is only 800 u.s.
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the final volume of manchester's 3 vou >> this week prime minister david cameron announces that 3800 british troops will be withdrawing from afghanistan by 2013. prime minister's questions sunday night at 9:30 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span. >> i think that there was no idea and it was promoted in certain articles and there was a con flation of politics because joe who crealted the show is a public conservative t. spectrum of affiliations on the straff were from the far left to the far right. but there was no agenda. it is absurd which isn't to say that if there was an issue, if in fact our content was affecting the behavior of interrogate tors in the field, even if it was.550% there was a system i can problem for sure that we try to intervene on behalf of those people and to try to disabuse them of the fact this is a television show. and it is a television show. the fact that 24 became the political football that it became for a while any way i think was a valuable thing. >> how moveries and television portray politics and policy making. fold by george will on the history of religion an
science stronger than ever. let's jump across the pond to david cameron. prime minister of britain. my thoughts are with those who have been devastated by the connecticut shootings. the death of so many children is truly heartbreaking. now, this one is very interesting. deepak chopra says he's observing silence on twitter and facebook for a period in remembrance of those that have been killed. it's an interesting idea. we'll see if it catches on. talking to you across all platforms. the real tragedy, we keep letting this kind of thing happen over and over and over again. another one, hold your children tight and thank the lord for them. absolutely. i am doing that. and i know many of you are as well. the facebook page for the school is getting a pretty good amount of attention as well. people posting messages there. and we have an assignment and ireport to express condolences, thoughts for the victims and the community. >> josh, live on the twitter reaction. as we leave you tonight, there is a very large project that lies ahead for the investigators, for the police, for the responders
this madness is stronger than ever. let's jump across the fond david cameron, prime minister of britain. my thoughts are with those who have been devastated by the connecticut shootings. the death of so many children is truly heart breaking. this is getting a lot of attention and it is interesting. d dee pack shop ra says he is observing silence on facebook and twitter in remembrance of those who killed. we will see if that catches on. we are talking to you across twitter and across all platforms. the real tragedy is we let it happen over and over again. one more sent to me here. hold your children tight and thank the lord for them. absolutely. i'm doing that and i know many of you are, as well. the facebook page for the school is getting a good amount of attention, as well. people are posting messages there. and we have an ireport for you to express your thoughts and condolences for the community and the victims and if and families. >> as we leave you tonight there's a very large project that lies ahead for the investigators for the police, for the responders here. this was such a massive
that the world can agree on is the innocence of our children, specifically, from david cameron, the british prime minister, you know, back in 1996, they suffered through a school shooting. his stamentd from ten downing. my thoughts are with the injured and those who have lost loved ones. it is heartbreaking to think of those who have had their children robbed from them at such a young age when they had so much life ahead of them. as we mentied that shooting in '96 and also in '96 a shooting in tasmania that ended with five people being killed. that statement after that we received from prime minister julie gillard. >> it is almost beyond comprehension, but that is what we have seen today. heartfelt sympathies go to those families who have lost a child. to those families who have lost a loved one. to those families who are now trying to counsel their young children that has been witness to such shocking scenes and so distressed as a result. >> two of the statements from coming all across the world in demonstrations of solidarity. back to you, john, in newtown. >> victor, you said it so well. if th
canadian origin to the guy next to him. know i am david cameron. he looked at harper then cameron that and he said brothers? cousins? uncle? no. at that point* they were joined by the prime minister of japan him and president romney were introduced. are you about 55 or 60? and my clothes? and 56 years of age said the prime minister formally. your name sounds french canadian. [laughter] with i don't suppose you are of french canadian origin? >> no i am not. >> congratulations. [laughter] hitting a grand slam home run in 1950 not until 2008 had another jewish pitcher hit another grand slam home run. congratulations the chancellor said. yes. congratulations. think you. [applause] >> we have to microphones by this stage and we have 25 minutes for questions. >> do you write poems that don't rhyme? i don't think i am afraid to use the phrase sissy. [laughter] sometimes people say to me you could prime somebody's name with this word and i say it is not quite right. they say almost but i say rhyme is all i have got. >> have you referred to the sissy aplomb? >> definitely not. i use the wo
. she is attending a cabinet meeting of prime minister david cameron. this is the first time since the reign of queen victoria that a british monarch has attend a political meeting. she will sit next to cameron and listen in on the affairs of the government but is there to get a special gift in honor of her diamond jubilee. >>> do you believe in those doomsday rumors? coming up next, why that belief got more than 100 people arrested in one country. >> first, a check of the markets. wall street liked the progress in the fiscal talks. after the white house meeting the dow gained 100. the nasdaq added 39 points. all asian markets, most european stocks and u.s. futures all up after signs of a recovery in china and hopes for a new stimulus in japan. right now, it is 5:37. taking a short break. we'll be right back in a moment.  [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.48 and dess
're, in effect, traveling down the same mistaken path they go down in the u.k. because david cameron has been all about higher taxes, with promises of spending restraint in the future, spending goes up every single year in the u.k.. neither one of us as bad as france, so bad on taxes that the richest people and actors, all leaving the country because they don't want to get sucked into the raining and pillaging of the greedy government that exists there now. all we have to do to balance the budget is to simply retrain the growth of spending so it grows # 2.5% a year. all this fiscal cliff is about higher taxes to have spending grow faster. neil: what worries me is in the makeup of the package they ultimately produce. >> yeah. neil: will be like a dollar in spending cuts for a dollar in tax increases. that is not what was envisioned in the beginning when it was $3 in cuts for every $1 in revenue. >> there's massive -- neil: four to one in spending cuts? >> to one pound in tax increases. there's been massive spending cuts in the u.k. across every single government department apart from health care a
that is. >> i think so. >> the british prime minister david cameron has already tweeted how delighted he is and he believes they'll make marvelous parents and now we wait as we wonder what is the due date or the questions i know people like you dying to ask. >> well, you know, i'm thrilled for the two. i think that's wonderful. i love baby news. i hope that she's given some peace and some rest because apparently the palace called for a period of rest for her, as well. how much speculation has there been where you are and what have been some of the signs that people have been pointing to other than a big picture with the baby bump? >> well, it's exactly that. over two or three weeks, maybe just a little bit longer, there's been talk, is she pregnant? went to cambridge on a trip recently and there was a lot of speculation after that one, was this moment and see the bump? was she wearing her clothes and comporting herself and standing differently? you know, but if you look at what the palace says, the pregnancy's in its very early stages so i don't know what they would class as that, of bei
of cambridge. >> british prime minister david cameron tweeted: i'm delighted by the news that the duke & duchess of cambridge are expecting a baby. they will make wonderful parents. >> within minutes, #royalbaby was a top twitter trend, even as catherine stayed out of sight--the palace says she's in a london hospital with extreme morning sickness--expected to stay for several days. the palace says she is not yet 12 weeks pregnant-- leaving a due date a question mark. one question that won't matter: boy or girl? british law on succession has changed --now the first- born will be the first in line behind william, regardless of gender...a huge responsibility for the littlest heir. emily schmidt, kron4 news. >> we are seeing a much needed break in the wet weather. the rain is expected to return tomorrow and wednesday. it will largely be concentrated in the north bay. however, it could impact the entire bay area. and thursday, partly cloudy conditions. and a lock at the satellite & radar. there rainfall is missing us but it is approaching the north bay. we are expecting some evening showe
with the tragic loss of my beloved wife jacintha in tragic circumstances" >> british prime minister david cameron also weighed in -- calling this an "absolute tragedy" the next step could be legal action, although experts warn that may be a difficult case to try. >> "the bottom line on this is not only is there not criminal liability, but it is unlikely that we're going to see any civil liability arising out of this." >> in washington, i'm tory dunnan kron4 news. >>pam: president barack obama will not compromise on his it demands that the wealthiest americans pay more in taxes. has the fiscal cliff is three weeks away. he made the case for his proposal at a detroit auto plant. republicans are standing by that does not include those increases. if no deal is reached? there could be a major increase with severe spending cuts. >> the dallas cowboys football family is dealing with a tragedy. one team member died in a horrific car crash. another team member is charged in dallas cowboys nose tackle josh brent was released from dollar bond. he was arrested after a fiery car crash his teammate jerry brown
, and recovering from a terrorist incident. >> david cameron took questions this week on unemployment numbers, spending cuts, immigration, renewable energy, and his upcoming meeting. this portion is about 20 minutes. >> mr. speaker, the government's proposal came the voice with article 29. does the government propose the repeal of magna card? >> we do not intend that. i am sure he would understand i would like to learn about 1297 from the prime minister. the point we are making is the a stet the extent has massively increased -- the extent has massively increased. i think we can maintain access to justice but speed up the wheels of government a little. >> will the prime minister answer the question asked many times by my friend a few moments ago? will he confirm the majority of households will be hit by accountability and tax credit? >> the point i made is bigger. everyone on working tax credits will be affected. we have to control welfare to deal with the massive deficit. there is a choice in politics here you can either control welfare, or you can say, no to the control of welfare, borrow,
david cameron announced that 3800 troops will be withdrawn from afghanistan by 2013. they doesed concerns over proposed spending cuts. prime minister's questions tonight at 9:30 p.m. on c-span. >> now a discussion about the 2012 presidential campaign. this is from today's washington journal. a look back at campaign 2012. joining us at the table is glenn thrush and jonathan martin of politico. guest: we had known that there >> we have known for some time there was always tension between the campaign staff and the candidate's family in terms of how to fill mitt romney's -- how to tell the romney story. so many americans saw this rich business man and they never got a sense for who he was as a person. one of the most fascinating is that we came across was, romney had a mormon documentarian follow him around in the campaign. he was a friend of one of the romney sons. he had great access. he made a documentary about romney. in 2010, he showed it to the family, they loved it. the staff said, we are not going to show this to the public. they thought it showed too much of him talking abo
temporary because you're trying to get people to move forward. >> it is strange when david cameron spoke last week, saying we're putting growth in every ministry, there is going to be a growth agenda. so all this talk, but not followed up. >> doesn't seem to be a company hair rent strategy at all. and i can't pretend to know what internal negotiations lead to that but a little bit of broadband hear and get off wealth incentive there is is not growth strategy. growth strategy is recognizing the uk has had an enormous shortfall of investment are and it existed even in the boom years. and has gotten worse since 2008. the financial system is a major part of it. and so you have to think about what it is that's going to get business investing. and obviously the austerity program and the government sticking to it has not led to a bonanza of business investment. >> with that backdrop, what happens to npc policy? have we seen qe or not? is that the end of qe? >> i think projecting out of three months of blackout, i think projecting forward talking about what i think is going to happen rather than
dressing up as caricatures of david cameron and rupert murdoch demonstrating outside the houses of parliament and calling for a 20% limit on the amount of media companies, one person can own. next, these would-be immigrants rescued by spanish emergency services in the straits of gi bral ta. thousand of african immigrants try to reach each year by crossing narrow straits. that will do it for us on "newsroom international." i'm michael holmes. ashleigh banfield is in for the next hour. over to her. >>> thank you, michael holms. hi, everybody, i'm ashley ban feel sitting in for the second hour that suzanne malveaux is usually here for. what you might call enlightening audiotape. tape that was never, ever supposed to become public. but it had. bob woodward of "the washington post" report in spring of 2011, an analyst, right there, for fox news, delivered a personal message from her boss, conservative media mogul roger ailes and that wedirectly to general patreaus, who was in charge of the war. jim acosta in washington with details. i'm going to let you explain what transpired betwee
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